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Simon Davidson photo of Simon Davidson
Professor of Psychiatry and Paediatrics, Clinical Professor of the School of Psychology, University of Ottawa
Regional Chief, Specialized Psychiatric and Mental Health Services for Children and Youth (CHEO/ROMHC)
Medical Director of the Mental Health Patient Service Unit, CHEO
Chief Strategic Planning Executive, Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health, CHEO
613-737-7600 Ext. 2723
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Using all of the job titles listed above, integrating his understanding of system theory, analysis and change management, Dr. Davidson's interventional and academic interests include development and implementation of integrated models of mental health service delivery; models of youth engagement in therapy and service delivery planning; wellness; mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention; and transitioning youth into adult mental health services. 
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Sample Publications:
Lee, CM., Schneider, BH, Bellefontaine, Davidson S., S., Robertson, C. “Interprofessional Collaboration: A Survey of Canadian Psychologists and Psychiatrists”. Online issue of Canadian Psychology/Psychologie canadienne, March 2012.

Boekhoven, B., Bowker, A., Davidson, S., Cacciato, A., Gray, B. “Review of arts-based therapies for Canadian youth with lived experience of mental illness”. Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, 7(2):164-173, 2012.
Vloet, M., Davidson, S., & Cappelli, M. (2011). We Suffer from Being Lost": Formulating Policies to Reclaim Youth in Mental Health Transitions. Healthcare Quartley. 14(2), 32-38.
Vloet, M., Davidson, S., & Cappelli, M. (Winter 2011/2012). Growing Pains: Struggles and Innovations in Mental Health Service Delivery for Transitional Youth. CrossCurrents Magazine, Journal of Mental Health and Addictions (CAMH). 15(2), 6-7. 
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